Potato pizza

Posted on July 22, 2009. Filed under: pizza | Tags: , |

Is there a child who doesn’t love pizza or potatoes? You can’t go wrong with this irresistible combination.
potato pizza

Cooking Time : 10 min.
Preparation Time : 20 min.

Makes 10 pieces.

For the dough
250 grams whole wheat flour
10 grams fresh yeast or 2 teaspoons dry yeast
1 level teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon powdered sugar
1 teaspoon oil
warm water to make a dough
For the tomato sauce
500 grams red tomatoes, chopped
1 onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, crushed
2 teaspoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
a pinch oregano (optional)
1 tablespoon oil
salt to taste
For the topping
8 small potatoes
2 capsicums, cut into rings
100 grams grated cooking cheese
a few red chillies (coarsely powdered)
salt to taste
1. For the dough, sieve the flour with the salt and sugar. Add the oil and mix well.
2. Make a well in the centre. Crumble the yeast in the centre.
3. Sprinkle 1/2 teacup of warm water over the yeast. Wait for 5 minutes.
4. Mix the yeast with the flour. Add enough water to make a semi-soft dough.
5. Cover the dough with a wet cloth and leave for 45 minutes or until it doubles in size.
6. Knead the dough for 1 minute and divide into 10 portions.
7. Roll out the dough into circles.
8. Place the circles on a greased baking tray.
9. Leave the pizzas for 15 minutes.
10. For the tomato sauce, heat the oil and fry the onion and crushed garlic for 3 minutes.
11. Add the tomatoes, sugar, chilli powder, oregano and salt and boil for 10 minutes.
12. Blend the mixture in a liquidiser.
13. For the topping, par-boil the potatoes in salted boiling water. Drain. Remove the skin. Cool.
14. Cut into thin slices.
15. To proceed, spread the sauce over each pizza circle.
16. Arrange the potato slices and capsicum rings on top.
17. Sprinkle the cheese, chilli powder and salt on top.
18. Bake in a hot oven at 230 degree C (450 degree F) for 15 to 20 minutes. Serve hot.
Goodness Guide :
This healthy modified pizza packs in the goodness of whole wheat flour as well as potatoes.
The Italians would have called it a pizza you can’t refuse.

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